Kidsworx Whistler Athlete Information
Online registration will open on Tuesday May 9th 2023 at 10:00 PDT
Registration Deadline: Tuesday July 18th 2023 at 23:59 PDT (unless race sells out in advance)
There will be no onsite registration for race events.
To register, please login into the Crankworx Registration Platform
Create a parent/guardian ‘Athlete Profile’ THEN scroll to the bottom of the completed profile page and click ADD in the section marked “Manage Additional Athletes”.
Please add your child/s details here and use this profile for registration in events.
ALL events are based on Year of Birth, ie. your child’s age on 31 December 2023, NOT age at date of race.
The account and athlete profile will be used for all Crankworx festivals and events moving forward. Only one account and profile is required. Once an athlete profile is created, competitors can register for races through their profile.
Check in and Plate Pick Up
The same race plate will be used for all Kidsworx Events. Bike Park Tickets for Training and Race days must be purchased at this time for athletes that don’t have a Bike Park Pass.
Plate Pick up will be only during Kidsworx Registration Hours at the AAVA hotel.
For Enduro & B-Line:
Thursday July 20th – 3pm – 6pm
Friday July 21st – 8am – 10am
Saturday July 22nd – 4pm – 6pm
Sunday July 23rd – 8am – 10am
For XC and Dual Slalom:
Wednesday July 26th – 10am – 12pm.
If you already have a plate from the Enduro or B-Line you do not need to attend the XC/Dual Slalom pick up time; you will use the same plate.
Timing chip pick up for the Kidsworx Enduro will start from 8:15am on race day at Dusty’s Bar and BBQ in Creekside. Chips will be allocated in start order of racing. Start list will be posted on the Start List/Results web page on Friday evening.
There is NO timing chip required for the B-Line race.
Friday, July 21st – 10am – 3pm
Open Course Training, Whistler Bike Park
Sunday, July 23rd – 10am – 1:30pm
Open Course Training, B-Line, Whistler Bike Park
Entry fees are refundable (less processing fee) providing cancellation notice is received in writing to email@example.com by the registration deadline. Registration deadline is July 18th at 23:59 PDT. All entries are non-refundable or transferable after the registration deadline (even in the case of injury or mechanical problems).
Competitors who need to withdraw after the registration deadline should email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm their withdrawal otherwise they will appear on the start list as a DNS.
Race Category Eligibility
Athletes are eligible to register in one category based on age and gender for all Kidsworx events. Please see Kidsworx Events Descriptions for each event and relevant categories. Athletes will register in the same category for all Kidsworx events.
Kidsworx Enduro and B-Line Athletes born 2015-2016 (Aged 7- 8 years) will be required to provide information relating to coaching and downhill experience at time of registration. This is safety requirement for competition in the Bike Park.
Please email Kidsworx@crankworx.com for further information.
Full-face helmets and gloves are required for the following Kidsworx events:
- B-Line DH
- Dual Slalom Clinic
Elbow and Knee protection are required for Enduro and B-Line DH.
Bike Helmet required for Kidsworx XC. Gloves recommended.
HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO ENTER?
All Kidsworx events are based on Year of Birth, not age at race. Minimum age is 7 years old (year of birth 2016) for Downhill events – Enduro and B-Line.
*** Even if your child is the shreddiest shredder on the planet, this is a safety requirement we are unable to bypass. ***
The Invitational category for the Crankworx Air DH is for advanced shredders (born 2011-2012) with relevant DH experience on large jump trails in a race format. Shredders must submit a rider bio with videos, social media (if available) and coaching referrals to be considered for an invitation. Submissions must be sent to email@example.com before June 30. Limited spots available.
Please refer to the Crankworx programming for athletes aged 13 years (Born 2009) and older.
DO I NEED A LIFT TICKET?
Races within the Whistler Mountain Bike Park will require a lift ticket or pass. Whistler Mountain Bike Park tickets/passes are not included in the registration/entry fees. Crankworx specific Training Day and Race Day passes will be available from Kidsworx Athlete Registration. Multiday passes will be available from Whistler Blackcomb.
Information related to pricing and lift ticket types will be announced closer to competition to allow you to choose the best products for your Crankworx event and non-event Bike Park days.
DO RACERS GET LIFT LINE PRIORITY?
Competitors registered in races that take place within Whistler Mountain Bike Park, along with 1 parent or guardian will have priority loading the Whistler Gondola on race day only. There will be no lift line priority on training days.
WHERE DO I PICK UP MY RACE PLATE?
Race Plate pick up and lift ticket purchase times are listed above. A parent or guardian over the age of 18 will need to attend plate pick up to complete the Crankworx waiver. 1 race plate will be assigned to each athlete. If you are competing in multiple events on different bikes, please collect extra zap straps when you come to plate pick up.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT THE COURSE DETAILS
Course information will be confirmed in the coming weeks. The Enduro and B-Line events will take place in the Whistler Bike Park. The XC will take place in the Zappa Trails at Lost Lake. Course maps will be added to event descriptions once courses are confirmed.
HOW DO I GET TO THE START OF THE RACE?
Athletes 12 and under will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian to the start of each event within the Whistler Bike Park.
HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT TIME I’LL BE RACING?
Event times are posted on the event schedule. The start list will be posted online HERE the evening prior to the event.
Medical Services / First Aid Management
First aid personnel will be available during training sessions and competition.
Whistler Bike Park Patrol Emergency Dispatch: 604-935-5555
Concussion is a specific area for focus in mountain biking. Crankworx Whistler has a structured concussion assessment and management protocol in place for ensuring athletes get the best possible care when affected by a concussion. For more information on the concussion protocol please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Whistler Health Care Centre
4380 Lorimer Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
Travel, medical and liability insurance is recommended when travelling and competing at any Crankworx World Tour events. Insurance coverage is not provided by Crankworx Whistler.
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